The world is just a better place when the Chicago Cubs are terrible. It feels right. And Hendry did his part to ensure that the Cubs will continue to provide us entertaining folly well into the next decade.
With all of the turmoil in the world, having the Cubs stink gives me a sense of comfort. Like a bomb shelter. Or shelves full of your mom’s canned peaches.
The idea that the Cubs might actually hire a competent GM (doubtful) has me feeling a bit of unease. A certainty just became slightly less certain.
December 21, 2012 is rapidly approaching, so let’s not anger the gods, who clearly prefer the Cubs to be a laughing stock. Here are five suggestions for a new GM that will keep the world safe.